Circumflex Scapular Artery Perforator Flap

  • He-Ping ZhengEmail author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
  • Jian Lin
  • De-Qing Hu


The circumflex scapular artery perforator flap is an axial flap with the trilateral space perforator of circumflex scapular vessel as its vascular pedicle. This flap was first reported by Gilbert in 1979. Nassife introduced the applied anatomy of combined scapular/parascapular bilobar flap in 1982, which was used to repair huge leg defect by Koshima and Soeda in 1985, and also to repair the high-voltage electric burn of upper limb by Cerkes. Angriginant used expanded scapular flap to repair cervical contracture in 1994.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • He-Ping Zheng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
    • 2
  • Jian Lin
    • 3
  • De-Qing Hu
    • 4
  1. 1.The 900th Hospital of PLAClinical Anatomic CenterFuzhouChina
  2. 2.Orthopaedic DepartmentKunming General Hospital of PLAKunmingChina
  3. 3.Shanghai JiaoTong UniversityXin-hua Hospital (ChongMing)ShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Orthopaedic DepartmentThe First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical UniversityFuzhouChina

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